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MDKSA-2006:144: php

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the php package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:144 (php).

A vulnerability was discovered in the sscanf function that could permit
attackers in certain circumstances to execute arbitrary code via
argument swapping which incremented an index past the end of an array
and triggered a buffer over-read.
Updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:144
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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